AJK Accountability Court Rejects Bail-after-arrest Plea Of Two Officials

AJK Accountability Court rejects bail-after-arrest plea of two officials

Azad Jammu & Kashmir Accountability Court No. 02 Mirpur Wednesday rejected the bail-after-arrest plea of the two senior officials of the Project Management Unit of a gigantic Rs 7 billion Mirpur Greater Water Supply and Sewerage project of AJK Government

MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2019 ) :Azad Jammu & Kashmir Accountability Court No. 02 Mirpur Wednesday rejected the bail-after-arrest plea of the two senior officials of the Project Management Unit of a gigantic Rs 7 billion Mirpur Greater Water Supply and Sewerage project of AJK Government. The officials included Executive Engineer and Deputy Director Raja Fareed Ahmed and Sub Divisional Officer Mubarik Ali, allegedly involved in corruption, malpractices and irregularities in the mega project.

The AJK Accountability Bureau had arrested both of the accused three months ago for allegedly indulging in corruption and tempering in the official record.

An AJK Accountability Bureau Spokesperson said in an official press statement on Wednesday that both of the accused including , made the payment to the concerned contractor through mutual connivance and fake documentation despite non-working of construction work on the project causing loss of million of rupees to the public exchequer, the spokesperson added.

It may be added, according to the official spokesperson, an amount of Rs 2.3 million was recovered from other arrested accused involved in corruption in the above project. Moreover legal proceeding is also underway against other accused involved in corruption in the mega project scam.

The spokesperson underlined that bail-after-arrest plea of the two accused was rejected by the Accountability Court as a result of effective pleading of the case on the part of the prosecution team of the AJK Accountability Bureau.

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